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[Buddhist priest with group of young men and women, Rohwer, Arkansas, November 26, 1944]

Muramoto, Walter [ bio ]

[Buddhist priest with group of young men and women, Rohwer, Arkansas, November 26, 1944]
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H: 5 in, W: 7.125 in

Rohwer, Ark., November 26, 1944

(97.292.13Z)

Gift of the Walter Muramoto Family

Description

1 photographic print : b&w;

Portrait of a Buddhist priest standing amongst thirteen young men and women indoors at Rohwer concentration camp, Rohwer, Arkansas, November 26, 1944. Smiling priest stands in center in dark robe and sash over suit and necktie. He is flanked by nine women and four men holding juzu bead rosaries. Man at far right holds a tall metal microphone stand with his proper left hand. Wooden vertical box in background center behind priest; wooden stand holding twelve lit candles in background left. Sunlight on ground through windows, bottom right.

Inscription
Written in pencil on back, TC: 11/26/44.

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